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How to pay Conversion from lease to freehold title

This allows the right holder to pay for the conversion of his/her tenure right to freehold when developed prior to a building authorization and get an occupation permit at the completion of the development. 

National Land Authority provides this service and its price is 5,000Rwf.


  • The applicant should have an Irembo account to access this service or visit the nearest Irembo agent for assistance.  

  • Click here to find out how to create an account on IremboGov.

  • Rwandans should have a Rwandan National ID number.

  • Foreigners should have a passport number. 

  • The land owner or Legal representative’s ID should correspond to the land’s Unique Parcel Identifier (UPI).

  • The applicant should have a valid phone number and an email address.

  • Applicants should have started the process at the relevant sector before paying for this service.

Follow these simple steps to apply for Conversion from lease to freehold title:

  1. Visit and click on Log In to start applying for this service. 

  1. Under Land, click on E-payments services. 

  1. Select  “Conversion from lease to freehold title,” and click on Apply.

  1.  Fill in the “Applicant Details, Resident details, and the address” The applicant’s details are displayed on the right side of the page.

  1.  Enter the Parcel Details and select the applicant type Those details are displayed on the right side of the page. A church/NGO/cooperative should have a name, a gazette number, an address, and a UPI whereas a company should have a name, a TIN, an address, and a UPI.

  1. Click next to proceed.

8. Verify that the information is true, enter a phone number and/or email address, check the verification box, and click Submit.

  1. A billing Number/ID (88…) will be generated for payment, Click Pay

  2. Applicants choose the mode of payment: offline (MTN, Airtel, or BK) or online (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express). For more information about payment modes, click here.

Note: After successfully paying via IremboGov, the applicant receives a notification via SMS/Email to confirm the payment and the applicant will reach out to the sector for further Application process.

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